Rising Again: Transformation in Delhi, a Rediscovered Cole Porter Score

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Dome and minaret of Jama Masjid Mosque in Delhi, India

On today’s show: Rana Dasgupta explores the city of Delhi through its people—from drug dealers to metal traders to psychoanalysts to billionaires—and what they reveal about one of the world’s fastest-growing cities. We’ll hear about “The Ambassador Revue,” a Cole Porter score that was recently rediscovered in Italy! Joshua Ferris talks about his latest novel, To Rise Again at a Decent Hour. And The New Yorker’s Sarah Stillman talks about the industry of halfway houses, treatment centers and private-for profit probation companies that have sprung up recently.